Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Software Application (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 6 Months (Part-time)

Course Objectives:

1.     To provide students with a strong foundation in computer fundamentals, software applications, and relevant tools.

2.     To develop proficiency in using popular software applications such as MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, and MS-Access for various tasks.

3.     To enable students to understand and utilize Tally Prime effectively for accounting and financial management.

4.     To familiarize students with internet usage and online resources for research, communication, and business purposes.

5.     To introduce students to hardware and networking concepts for troubleshooting and maintaining computer systems.

6.     To develop skills in graphics designing using popular software tools like PageMaker/InDesign, Photoshop, CorelDraw, and understanding printing technologies.

7.     To equip students with the necessary knowledge and skills for self-employment opportunities in the software application domain.

Course Overview:

The course aims to provide students with comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience in various software applications. It covers essential topics such as computer fundamentals, operating systems, office productivity tools, database management systems, accounting software, internet usage, hardware and networking, graphics designing, and printing technologies. The course emphasizes practical training and application-based learning to enhance the employability of the students.

Course Teaching Methodology:

1.     Lectures: Interactive classroom sessions delivered by experienced instructors to explain concepts and provide theoretical knowledge.

2.     Hands-on Practice: Practical exercises and assignments to reinforce learning and develop proficiency in using software applications.

3.     Case Studies: Analyzing real-life scenarios and case studies to understand the practical applications of the software tools.

4.     Group Discussions: Encouraging students to actively participate in group discussions to share ideas, insights, and problem-solving approaches.

5.     Projects: Assigning projects that simulate real-world challenges to enhance problem-solving, decision-making, and application skills.

6.     Guest Lectures: Inviting industry experts and professionals to share their experiences and provide insights into the software application field.

7.     Online Resources: Recommending relevant online tutorials, articles, and videos for additional self-study and exploration.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

1.     Increased Employability: Acquiring proficiency in software applications enhances job prospects in various industries where computer skills are essential.

2.     Entrepreneurial Opportunities: Knowledge of software applications enables learners to start their own businesses, such as providing digital marketing services, graphic design, or accounting services.

3.     Flexibility and Independence: Self-employment in software application-related fields offers flexibility in terms of working hours and the ability to work independently.

4.     Competitive Advantage: Developing skills in software applications gives learners a competitive edge in the job market, as it is a sought-after skill set for many positions.

5.     Enhanced Productivity: Efficient utilization of software applications streamlines work processes, increases productivity, and reduces manual efforts.


Module 1: Computer Fundamentals

·         Introduction to Computers

·         Operating Systems

·         Computer Hardware and Software

·         File Management


Module 2: Windows

·         Introduction to Windows OS

·         Desktop Navigation and Customization

·         File and Folder Operations

·         System Maintenance and Troubleshooting


Module 3: MS-Word

·         Introduction to MS-Word

·         Document Formatting

·         Page Layout and Printing

·         Advanced Features and Collaboration

Module 4: MS-Excel

·         Introduction to MS-Excel

·         Data Entry and Formatting

·         Formulas, Functions, and Charts

·         Data Analysis and PivotTables


Module 5: MS-PowerPoint

·         Introduction to MS-PowerPoint

·         Slide Creation and Formatting

·         Multimedia and Animations

·         Presentation Delivery and Sharing


Module 6: MS-Access and DBMS

·         Introduction to Databases and DBMS

·         Creating and Managing Databases

·         Designing Tables and Forms

·         Querying and Reporting


Module 7: Tally Prime

·         Introduction to Tally Prime

·         Company Creation and Configuration

·         Accounting and Inventory Management

·         Financial Reporting and Analysis


Module 8: Internet

·         Introduction to the Internet and Web

·         Web Browsing and Search Techniques

·         Email Communication and Online Collaboration

·         Online Safety and Security


Module 9: Hardware and Networking Concepts

·         Computer Hardware Components

·         Network Topologies and Protocols

·         IP Addressing and Subnetting

·         Troubleshooting and Maintenance


Module 10: Graphics Designing

·         Introduction to Graphics Designing

·         Principles of Design and Colour Theory

·         Typography and Layout Design

·         Branding and Logo Design


Module 11: PageMaker / InDesign

·         Introduction to Desktop Publishing

·         Document Layout and Formatting

·         Typography and Styles

·         Printing and Prepress Considerations


Module 12: Photoshop

·         Introduction to Adobe Photoshop

·         Image Editing and Manipulation

·         Selections and Layers

·         Photo Retouching and Restoration


Module 13: CorelDraw

·         Introduction to CorelDraw

·         Vector Graphics and Illustration

·         Logo Design and Typography

·         Print and Digital Output


Module 14: Printing Technologies

·         Introduction to Printing Technologies

·         Print Design Considerations

·         Print File Preparation and Optimization

·         Print Finishing Techniques

Note: The contents of the syllabus can be modified based on the requirements of the learner or specific location-based considerations.

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